State Prosecutor seeks ten-year prison term for Navalny

The State Prosecutor on Friday asked Moscow's Zamoskvoretsky Court to find Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny guilty and to sentence him to ten years in prison for money laundering and defrauding a Russian subsidiary of the French cosmetics company Yves Rocher out of about 26 million rubles, an Interfax correspondent has reported

Is the protest movement dead?

Is the protest movement dead?

December 16, 2014 Ilya Krol, Yevgeny Levkovich, special to RBTH

Street politics in decline as 
reform agenda loses appeal

Moscow court to hold preliminary hearing into Navalny's Yves Rocher case

The Zamoskvoretsky Court of Moscow will hold a hearing on Thursday into the criminal case opened against Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny and his brother Oleg, who have been accused of money laundering and defrauding a Russian subsidiary of the French cosmetics company Yves Rocher out of about 26 million rubles ($729,000)

Navalny put under house arrest

The Moscow Basmanny Court has ordered to put opposition activist Alexei Navalny under house arrest. A court ruling to this effect was read on Friday, an Interfax correspondent has reported

Navalny arrested outside Bolotnaya Square case court

Opposition activist Alexei Navalny was arrested outside Zamoskvoretsky Court in Moscow on Monday morning. Navalny spent about half an hour not far from the court building where a sentencing is due in the Bolotnaya Square case on Monday

Navalny's People's Alliance Party registration held off

The Russian Justice Ministry has deferred the registration of a political party of Alexei Navalny's supporters under the title of "People's Alliance" after it was revealed that an organization set up around the Rodnaya Strana Party had been registered under the same name

What awaits Russia in 2014

What awaits Russia in 2014

January 20, 2014 Elizaveta Surnacheva, Alexander Gabuev, Kommersant Vlast

From the Winter Olympics to government reshuffles and regional polls, 2014 is looking like a big year for Russia

13 quotes for 2013

13 quotes for 2013

December 17, 2013 RBTH

Take a look back at Russia’s year in news through the words of some of the country’s top newsmakers

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